Innovative services and programs relating to care and protection
The Children's Welfare Association of Victoria (CWAV)
The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare provides representation, professional development, research, policy and program advice, publications and resources for 85 community service organisations in the child, youth and family services sector of Victoria. For over 15 years, the Centre has operated the Foster Care Project, a statewide publicity and recruitment service for home-based care in Victoria.
Berry Street Victoria
This is an independent, not-for-profit community organisation that aims to 'increase life chances and choices for children and young people who are at risk or who have experienced the trauma of family violence, child abuse and neglect'. Take Two is a service of Berry Street Victoria that provides a therapeutic service for children and young people in the Victorian child protection system. (See details.)